Yaks ride pitching to NWAACC tourney berth
Miller, Vetsch quiet Walla Walla in deciding game|| YAKIMA, Wash. — Despite having their backs to the wall the last two days of the East Region playoffs, the Yakima Valley baseball team’s confidence never wavered. And they needed just one word to explain that unflinching conviction. Pitching. The Yaks knew they had plenty of it [...]
YAKIMA, Wash. — It’s not often you can cite the top of the first inning as being the turning point in a baseball game, but a case for just that can be made in Yakima Valley’s elimination game against Walla Walla on Saturday. After dispatching Treasure Valley 6-1 in a loser-out East Region playoff game [...]
YVCC must travel same road as 2011 to qualify for NWAACC Tournament || YAKIMA, Wash. — For Yakima Valley, it’s deja vu all over again. At least that’s what the Yaks are hoping for in light of their 5-1 loss to Walla Walla on Friday night in the East Region playoffs at Parker Field. YVCC, [...]
March 24, 2012
Rico Wilkins wasn’t a starter for Western Washington this past season, but he is a national champion.
Wilkins, who played the 2008-09 season at Yakima Valley and led the Yaks to a third-place finish in the NWAACC Tournament, served as a highly-capable backup to WWU point guard John Allen.
Henton scores 42 as YVCC wins
YAKIMA, Wash. — Brandi Henton scored 42 points to lead Yakima Valley to the championship of the Tip-Off Tournament Sunday afternoon in Sherar Gymnasium with a 81-76 overtime victory over Walla Walla. More...
November 19, 2011
GRESHAM, Ore. — Yakima Valley stayed both alive and in title contention in the NWAACC volleyball tournament Friday, and could conceivably have an exceptionally busy day today. More...
November 6, 2011
ONTARIO, Ore. — Jumping on Treasure Valley with two quick goals, Yakima Valley’s women’s soccer team completed its regular season in triumphant fashion Saturday with a 3-1 victory in East Region play. More...
November 5, 2011
YAKIMA, Wash. — Tori Farias had 14 kills and 13 digs as Yakima Valley concluded its home volleyball season Friday night with a 3-0 sweep of Wenatchee Valley in East Region play. More...
November 3, 2011
PASCO, Wash. — They’re in. Yakima Valley’s women’s soccer team secured the first NWAACC playoff berth of coach Jake Sagare’s three-year tenure Wednesday, beating Columbia Basin 1-0 on the Hawks’ turf.
October 27, 2011
YAKIMA, Wash. — Katy Allen, a sophomore from Eisenhower, erupted for six goals and three assists to lead Yakima Valley Community College to a 12-1 victory over Wenatchee Valley on Wednesday. More...
October 15, 2011
YAKIMA — Kaylah Gonzales scored Yakima Valley’s only goal in Saturday’s East Region soccer match with Columbia Basin, but that was all YVCC would need for a key 1-0 victory on the Yaks’ field. More...
October 12, 2011
PASCO — Raini Weaver and Tori Farias combined for 22 kills Wednesday night to power Yakima Valley to a 3-0 victory over Columbia Basin in East Region volleyball play. More...
October 5, 2011
WENATCHEE, Wash. — If Yakima Valley’s women’s soccer team had experienced offensive issues this season, the Yaks apparently got them taken care of Wednesday.
Katy Allen scored four goals and Elizabeth Figueroa tallied three as YVCC overran Wenatchee Valley 15-3 in an East Region match.
September 29, 2011
YAKIMA, Wash. — Tori Farias totaled 17 kills and 10 digs Wednesday night as Yakima Valley swept Big Bend 3-0 in an East Region volleyball match at Sherar Gym.
Colleges: Yaks perfect winning Whatcom title
September 18, 2011
BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Led by all-tournament players Tori Farias and Danielle Najera, Yakima Valley finished a 7-0 run through the Whatcom Invitational on Saturday, outlasting Lower Columbia 29-27, 20-25, 15-7 in the championship final.
Local Report: YVCC rolls at Whatcom tourney
September 17, 2011
BELLINGHAM, Wash. — Yakima Valley completed round-robin play with a perfect record at the Whatcom Invitational on Friday. More...
September 14, 2011
EUGENE, Ore. — Adrianna Jones’ late goal broke a scoreless tie and lifted Yakima Valley Community College’s women’s soccer team to a 1-0 non-league win over Lane on Wednesday afternoon. More...
Local report: YVCC volleyball wins twice at home
September 13, 2011
YAKIMA, Wash. — Whether it was a marathon or a sprint, Yakima Valley Community College’s volleyball team came up a double winner on Monday. More...
YCCC prevails in East Region soccer opener
September 11, 2011
YAKIMA, Wash. — Adriana Jones scored twice and Amanda Freisz recorded four saves as Yakima Valley opened East Region play Saturday with a 3-1 victory over Clark on the Yaks soccer field. More...
Huffman lifts YVCC volleyball
September 9, 2011
YAKIMA, Wash. — Kylie Huffman collected 14 assists and served six aces to help Yakima Valley Community College roll to a sweep over Everett in non-league volleyball Thursday night at Sherar Gym. More...
Farias, Weaver help Yaks win East opener
September 7, 2011
YAKIMA, Wash. — Tori Farias and Raini Weaver combined for 27 kills Wednesday night as Yakima Valley swept Columbia Basin in its East Region volleyball opener, 3-0 in Sherar Gym. More...
YVCC volleyball wins opener
August 30, 2011
EVERETT, Wash. — With six players back from one of the best seasons in program history, Yakima Valley Community College’s volleyball team opened the new season with a victory over Everett on Tuesday night. More...
Local report: Yak players dot all-region team
May 24, 2011
YAKIMA, Wash. — NWAACC tournament-bound Yakima Valley had four players named to the all-East Region baseball team Tuesday and also had two players earn gold glove awards for their defensive play. More...
Yaks win to earn berth in tourney
May 22, 2011
PASCO, Wash. — With Roeman Fields and Conrad Mueller serving as catalysts, Yakima Valley built an early lead and hung on to beat Walla Walla 5-3 and reach the NWAACC baseball tournament. More...
We are happy to announce that our own Sophomore forward Bianca Flores has signed a Letter of Intent with the Evergreen State Geoduck's for the 2011 soccer season. Bianca was a captain for the 2009 and 2010 YVCC Women's soccer team.Bianca will be greatly missed because of her speed and goal making abilities. We wish Bianca great success in her soccer and academic endeavors.
YVCC baseball wins twice to force decisive game
May 22, 2011
PASCO, Wash. — Yakima Valley did what it had to do Saturday, and now faces one last hurdle in its quest to reach the NWAACC Tournament. More...
Newcomers blend in perfectly for YVCC baseball|| YAKIMA — The team jackets, sharp-looking as they are, were arranged randomly in Ken Wilson’s office. More...
May 17, 2011
YAKIMA, Wash. — Yakima Valley, seeking its first NWAACC baseball tournament berth since 2000, will open East Region playoff action at 11 a.m. Friday against Treasure Valley at Pasco’s Gesa Stadium. More...
Local report: YVCC baseball splits to share title
May 14, 2011
WALLA WALLA, Wash. — The good news is Yakima Valley has won a share of the East Region baseball championship. More...
YVCC manages split with Big Bend, takes 1-game lead into final twin bill|| YAKIMA — Go to Walla Walla and sweep. More...
Boelter lifts Yaks to victory in opener
Local report: YVCC fastpitch sweeps
May 6, 2011
YAKIMA, Wash. — Samantha Boelter’s walkoff two-run homer gave Yakima Valley a 4-3 victory over Spokane in the first game of an East Region fastpitch doubleheader Friday at Dunbar Field. More...
Yaks alone atop NWAACC East
May 5, 2011
PENDLETON, Ore. — It wasn’t easy for Yakima Valley on Wednesday, but the Yaks nonetheless got what they needed in their East Region doubleheader with Blue Mountain. More...
April 29, 2011
YAKIMA, Wash. — Pitching and defense were in abundance for Yakima Valley Community College’s fastpitch team on Friday. More...
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Yakima Valley Community College
PO Box 22520
Yakima, WA 98902
"The mission of intercollegiate athletics is to provide competitive sports programs for our students that develop their skills, abilities, leadership, teamwork, and self-discipline. Athletics can also provide preparation for potential career opportunities in teaching and coaching and provide a foundation for lifelong recreational interests. In addition, intercollegiate athletics provide opportunities for some student-athletes to continue their education at four-year institutions. The program adds to student life and is a source of entertainment, camaraderie and community pride."